ARC piggery venture at Ahthibung

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Dimapur, February 11: The Ahthibung Region Club in collaboration with the Assam Rifles have taken an initiative to empower 10 under privileged women of Ahthibung town by providing them an additional source of income to enhance their financial capabilities.
Under the initiative, the Ahthibung Region Club has financed 10 piglets worth Rs 6000 each to the 10 women. The club came up with a model where the women will pay back the amount in small installments and able to generate Rs 10000-12000 extra at the end of the year. This way every woman will earn Rs 1000-1200 extra on monthly basis.
An ARC release said all the women are mainly housewives who can easily nurture their new venture by dedicating few hours time on daily basis. (Page News Service)